Prodigal Screenshot

Artemis Screenshot of Prodigal Results Compared with Curated Annotations and other Computational Genefinders for Anaeromyxobacter dehalogenans 2CP-C (Click to enlarge)

Prodigal (Prokaryotic Dynamic Programming Genefinding Algorithm) is a microbial (bacterial and archaeal) gene finding program developed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee. Key features of Prodigal include:

Download the latest version of Prodigal at the Prodigal github page.
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Referencing Prodigal: Hyatt D, Chen GL, Locascio PF, Land ML, Larimer FW, Hauser LJ. Prodigal: prokaryotic gene recognition and translation initiation site identification. BMC Bioinformatics. 2010 Mar 8;11(1):119. (Highly Accessed) Abstract Full Text

Referencing MetaProdigal: Hyatt D, Locascio PF, Hauser LJ, Uberbacher EC. Gene and translation initiation site prediction in metagenomic sequences. Bioinformatics. 2012 Sep 1;28(17):2223-2230. Abstract Full Text